PGI Japan Releases a Mystery Drama “Message From Platinum”

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PGI Japan Releases a Mystery Drama “Message From Platinum”

31 October, 2019

PGI Japan Releases a Mystery Drama "Message From Platinum"

(31 October, 2019) Tokyo - Platinum Guild International releases a new original story, Message From Platinum at its Japan website on 31 October, 2019. The story is by G2, the director and playwright currently involved in the kabuki adaptation of Hayao Miyazaki’s Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind as director. Message From Platinum is an original drama inspired by numerous historical facts that did in fact occur in 1925. Many historical figures make appearance in this mystery surrounding platinum taking place in Japan, Europe and South America. The readers can also enjoy reading tidbits on historically significant platinum products and fascinating facts on platinum that are provided between chapters. Access the Platinum Guild International Japan website to experience an intellectually stimulating adventure this fall.

Photo: The Casket of Thebes, the world’s oldest platinum product excavated in Egypt (Louvre Museum)

Nagahisa Shirogane, a detective specialising in recovering stolen art, and mysterious beauty Mineko Fujishima become involved in a mysterious case of a strange theft. The key to solving the case was in platinum shrouded in mystery.


G2 debuted as stage director in 1987 and has led his own theatre troupe “G2 Produce” between 1995 and 2013. He was awarded the Musician Best Ten’s Best Direction Award with both Coco and Nine the Musical in 2009, and Otani Takejiro Awards’ Honourable Mention for the script and stage direction of a new original kabuki, Akegarasu Koi-no Manegoto, in 2011.

His recent works include new kabuki Naruto, musical theatre piece Shiranami, and musical My Fair Lady. His Haken Anime! is currently ongoing at Kinokuniya Hall (October to November 2019), and new kabuki Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind will take stage this December.

Platinum’s properties and allure

Platinum jewellery is naturally white, harvested only from very limited sources, and have purity levels of 85% or higher. It will not discolour or degrade in quality through daily use, and the lustre never fades. Platinum is strongly preferred as the metal of choice for fashionable occasions as well as for bridal rings, as a symbol of eternal love. Platinum is used in over 90% of engagement rings and over 80% of wedding bands in Japan.